Copper Tubes (UNS C37000) – Mechanical Properties

UNS C37000 copper alloy has a copper content of not less than 59%.

The following table shows the mechanical properties of UNS C37000 tubes as a function of heat treatment.

Temper Tensile Str. Yield Str. Elong. Rockwell
B C F 30T
O50 372 MPa (54 ksi) 138 MPa (20 ksi) 40% - - 80 43

The chemical composition of UNS C37000 copper alloy is outlined in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Copper, Cu 59-62
Lead, Pb 0.8-1.5
Iron, Fe 0.15
Zinc, Zn Remainder

Equivalent materials to UNS C37000 copper alloy are:

  • ASTM B135
  • MIL T-46072

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